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Christianity: The Essentials Part 4 – Love

The Beatles were wise men. Stoned men. But wise men nonetheless.

In what is the third to last post of this series (unless I think of something else absolutely essential to write about, but I’m trying to keep it slim), I’d like to discuss love.

If I had to summarise Christianity in a word, it would be love. When Jesus was asked to summarise Christianity (not that it was known as such back then), He said to love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength and love your neighbour as you love yourself. “Do those things and you will live.” “live” meaning live in the eternal sense. All you need is love. Continue reading

Genesis 23

A chapter that starts off with sorrow, with the death of Sarah. It’s interesting that we consider funerals to be a fairly significant religious service, but Genesis 23 only goes as far as to say

Abraham went to mourn for Sarah and to weep over her Continue reading